JANAKPUR, Jan 17: Janakpur has been selected as the capital of Province 2. Polls were held for the selection of the province’s capital on Monday. Among the 99 lawmakers present in the provincial assembly meeting today, 78 voted in favor of Janakpur, making it the capital of the province.
JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 17: Province 2 is in the process of being converted from a number to letters. In a meeting held on Sunday, the members of the provincial assembly seemed to be unanimous on the issue of a permanent capital of the province, but they were divided on its name.
JANAKPUR, Jan 16: A special committee formed earlier to carry out a study on deciding the name and capital of Province 2 is scheduled to table its report at a meeting of the provincial assembly of the province taking place today at 11 am.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Minister of State for Internal Affairs and Communications of Province 2, Rubi Kumari Karna met with an accident at Bishnupur village of Saptari district on Wednesday evening. According to Minister Karna, the accident took place when the car (Ja 1 Jha 406) she was traveling in lost its control on the road at Bishnupur-7 Nahar Chowk.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Birendra Prasad Singh and Chandra Shekhar Yadav have been elected the Vice-presidents of Nepali Congress (NC) Province 2. In the results announced this morning, Singh and Yadav won with 1,019 and 895 votes, respectively.
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Krishna Yadav has been elected as President of Nepali Congress Province 2. According to the counting of votes for the post of president held this morning, he got 996 votes and was elected as the provincial president. His rival Ram Saroj Yadav polled 855 votes, according to the Election Committee. Thirty votes were invalidated.
JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 19: The coronavirus infection rate which was stable until recently has started increasing again in Province 2. It had decreased by the second week of this month until it started going up again, according to the Public Health Directorate, which has urged people to take precaution.
KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The Health Care Act of Province 2 has been certified. The Act was certified by the chief of Province 2, Hari Shankar Mishra on Friday. The Act includes provisions for formation of a provincial health committee to make the health service of the province effective and to include the issues of public health in the policy and program of the provincial government.
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Province Minister for Urban Development, Dilli Bahadur Chaudhary, and State Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Arjun Shrestha have been elected as representatives for the general convention.
DHANUSHA, Nov 21: The Council of Ministers in Province 2 has been expanded with the participation of the CPN (Unified Socialist) in the government. Two ministers from the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led party have been inducted in the government and have assumed office from today after taking the oath of office and secrecy.
KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Chief Minister of Province 2 Lal Babu Raut has received a vote of confidence in the Provincial Assembly. A total of 77 lawmakers voted in favor of Raut, while 23 voted against. One hundred Provincial Assembly members were present at the Provincial Assembly session on Wednesday.
DHANUSHA, Oct 6: Chief Minister of Province 2 Lal Babu Raut is scheduled to take a vote of confidence today. A Provincial Assembly session has been called today for CM Raut to take a vote of confidence.
DHANUSHA, Sept 12: The government of Province 2 has published the Economic Survey 2020/21, a first of its kind in the Province. According to the economic survey published by the government, the economic growth rate of the Province is 3.5 percent.
KATHMANDU, August 17: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Hari Shankar Mishra as the chief of Province 2 on the recommendation of the government after dismissing Rajesh Jha, who was appointed to the post by the erstwhile KP Oli government.
JANAKPURDHAM, June 12: Province 2 Governor Rajesh Jha has expressed his dissatisfaction with Chief Minister (CM) Lal Babu Raut, reminding the latter that the new cabinet of the province fails to meet the principle of proportionate inclusion.
DHANUSHA, June 7: Four Ministers of the Province-2 Government have been relieved of their ministerial portfolios. The expelled ministers include Minister for Physical Infrastructure Development Jeetendra Sonal, Minister of State for Social Development Abhiram Sharma, Minister of State for Physical Infrastructure Development Dimple Jha and Minister of State for Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Suresh Mandal.
DHANUSHA, May 17: Chief Minister of Province No 2, Lal Bahadur Raut has appealed to the UN Agencies for their support in the prevention and control of Covid-19 pandemic. He also sought their help for the treatment of those infected with COVID-19 in the province.
KATHMANDU, March 19: A contract agreement has been signed to improve the electricity transmission and distribution system of eight districts in Province 2. The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and Tata Project Limited on Wednesday signed a contract worth around Rs 4 billion for the implementation of Province 2 Rural Electrification Project.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The construction of Nepal’s largest solar power plant with A.C. capacity of 10 MW, developed in Dhalkebar district in Province 2, has been completed in a record duration of seven months despite the Covid 19 lockdown.
KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The immediate past Governor of Province 2, Tilak Pariyar termed the recent activities of the incumbent government as a series of assaults on the spirit of federalism hours after he was sacked from the position of Province 2 governor.
KATHMANDU, Dec 3: As a fresh instance of confrontation between the federal and provincial government, Province 2 Government on Thursday knocked the doors of the apex court, citing interference by the federal government on the matters under its jurisdiction.
LAHAN, Sept 1: Four individuals including a four years old girl died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Province 2 on Monday, according to the Ministry of Social Development of the Province.
JANAKPUR, April 10: Province 2 government has decided to provide relief amount of Rs 5 million to the victim families of those losing lives in course of fulfilling their duties during the fight against COVID-19.